Fibres are of 2 types Natural and Artificial

Natural Fibres

Fibres which are obtained from plants and animals are called Natural Fibres

Example

Cotton Fibre is obtained from cotton plant

Silk is obtained from Silkworm

 

Synthetic Fibres

Fibre which is obtained from chemical substances like Petroleum

They do not grow naturally

They are prepared by human beings in Factories

They are made using raw materials derived from petroleum.

Synthetic fibres are also known as Artificial or Manmade fibres

 

Questions

NCERT Question 1 - Explain why some fibres are called synthetic

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NCERT Question 3 (a) - Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:

Synthetic fibres are also called ______ or _______ fibres.

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NCERT Question 3 (b) - Fill in the blanks with appropriate words:

Synthetic fibres are synthesised from raw material called ________.

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  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 3 Class 8 - Synthetic Fibres And Plastics

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